The benefits of a policing career are many! Working with CPS gives you the opportunity to serve your community, a purpose-driven career, variety (everyday is different), and the opportunity to work collaboratively. All while staying physically active!

Pay & Benefits

Our officers are well compensated, with a starting salary of $67,885 rising to $104,439.24 after five years service. All officers receive a 25-year pension plan, extensive health services, including access to fitness training and a health spending account.


A career as an officer is more than a pay cheque, it’s about having a meaningful purpose where no two days are ever the same. You have the opportunity to help people and truly make a difference in their lives bearing witness to triumphs and tragedies in their life.

Learning & Development

Coupled with life experiences, knowledge, skills and abilities that make you suited for a career with the Calgary Police Service, we provide training and education, career development and progression, throughout the course of your career.


At the CPS our greatest asset is our people. They serve as our daily inspiration and pride, all bound by the collective goal of keeping our community safe. Every member within the organization plays a part in representing remarkable skill, talent, humanity, heroism, courage, compassion and honour, often times in the most difficult of circumstances. Our goal is to be the best policing agency in the world. We do so by having a diverse workforce that is reflective of the community we serve.

Innovation & Technology

CPS is always at the forefront of providing our officers with access to leading technology that makes their job safer and more efficient. We are the first major city in Canada to have body worn cameras for all frontline officers.

Job Security

CPS offers options for flexible work arrangements after 5 years of service to support work/life balance. Working at CPS also provides opportunities for career advancement and unique career experiences.